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Rationality and Religious Experience

The Continuing Relevance of the World"s Spiritual Traditions (Master Hsuan Hua Memorial Lecture)

by Henry Rosemont

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Published by Open Court .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy of religion,
  • Religions,
  • Philosophy,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Faith,
  • Religion,
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Movements - Rationalism,
  • Religion / Spirituality

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHuston Smith (Commentary)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8019062M
    ISBN 100812694465
    ISBN 109780812694468

    Faith and rationality are two ideologies that exist in varying degrees of conflict or compatibility. Rationality is based on reason or facts. Faith is belief in inspiration, revelation, or authority. The word faith sometimes refers to a belief that is held with lack of reason or evidence, a belief that is held in spite of or against reason or evidence, or it can refer to belief based upon a degree of evidential warrant. .   Gellman, Jerome I. Experience of God and the Rationality of Theistic Belief. Cornell Studies in the Philosophy of Religion. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, x + pp. Cloth, $Jerome Gellman argues in Experience of God that there is "some" reasonable application of the canons of rationality to the facts concerning apparent experiences of God "on which it is reasonable to .

    Why should there be yet another book in the philosophy of religion, and why should I in particular write one? Rationality and Religious Commitment has grown from a great deal of my work on both these Architecture of Reason (Oxford, ) proposes a comprehensive account of practical and theoretical ous Commitment and Secular Reason (Cambridge, ) presents a. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features Rationality and Mind in Early Buddhism philosophy of religion problem propositions PTS dictionary punabbhava question rebirth link reidentification rejection religious belief religious experience retrocognition Rhys Davids saddha Samyutta.

    Part One presents an account of rationality as a status attainable by mature religious people--even those with a strongly scientific habit of mind. Part Two describes what it means to have faith, how faith is connected with attitudes, emotions, and conduct, and how religious experience may support it.   Sigmund Freud is most famous for his psychoanalytic school of thought, but he also took a keen interest in religion. As an adult, Freud considered himself an atheist, but his Jewish background and upbringing and background played an important role in the development of his ideas. He even wrote several books focused on the topic of religion.


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Rationality and Religious Experience: The Continuing Relevance of the World's Spiritual Traditions (Master Hsüan Hua Memorial Lecture) Paperback – Aug by Henry Rosemont Jr. (Author), Huston Smith (Commentary)Author: Henry Rosemont Jr. In this book, Gellman presents an argument from religious experience to the existence of God and the rationality of belief in the existence of God.

He also responds to arguments against the existence of God and the rationality of belief in God. Across different cultures and times many people have seemed to experience by: 5. Rationality and Religious Commitment shows how religious commitment can be rational and describes the place of faith in the postmodern world.

It portrays religious commitment as far more than accepting doctrines--it is viewed as a kind of life, not just as an embrace of tenets. Faith is Cited by: From the Back Cover.

Rationality and Religion deals with the perennial question of how far religious faith needs reason. Religion must claim truth, it is argued, and indeed needs the idea of a transcendent God.

The book deals squarely with such problems as the existence of different religions, the relation between science and religion, Cited by: BOOK REVIEWS Rationality and Religious Experience: The Continuing Relevance of the World's Spiritual Traditions.

By Henry Rosemont, Jr. Chicago: Open Court, Pp. vii þ Reviewed by Ronnie Littlejohn Belmont University In AprilHenry Rosemont delivered the first Hsuan Hua Memorial Lecture at the Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley.

This book shows how religious commitment can be rational and describes the place of faith in the postmodern world. It portrays religious commitment as far more than accepting doctrines—it is viewed as a kind of life, not just as an embrace of tenets.

Faith is conceived as a unique attitude. It is irreducible to belief, but closely connected with both belief and conduct, and intimately. Religion and Rationality and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device by:   Rosemont begins his remarks on religious experience with a critique of Kierkegaard the purpose of which is to show that lived experience is of one piece. Rosemont attributes to Kierkegaard the position that there are distinguishable and autonomously separable spheres of existence such as the aesthetic, ethical, Author: Ronnie Littlejohn.

My strategy in this book is to consider whether religious commitment can be rational, particularly in [1] the sense in which rationality is consonance with reason, and then to pursue the questions whether, given the grounds on which it may be rational, [2] it is also reasonable (44).

Faith and rationality. Faith and reason-Addresses, essays, lectures. This book is a series of essays on the topic of faith and reason.

But there are many such essays, and many such books. derstanding and assessment of religious-and more specifically, Christian -belief.

book, Rationality and Religious Experience: The Continuing Relevance of the World's Spiritual Traditions.

The volume is divided into four sections: (1) the lecture itself, which has the new title "Rationality and Religious Experience"; (2) a com-mentary by Huston Smith; (3) response and discussion, in which Rosemont replies to. Rationality and Religious Commitment shows how religious commitment can be rational and describes the place of faith in the postmodern world.

It portrays religious commitment as far more than accepting doctrines--it is viewed as a kind of life, not just as an embrace of tenets. Faith is /5(7). Religious experiences can be characterized generally as experiences that seem to the person having them to be of some objective reality and to have some religious import.

That reality can be an individual, a state of affairs, a fact, or even an absence, depending on the religious tradition the experience is a part of.

Rationality and Religious Commitment shows how religious commitment can be rational and describes the place of faith in the postmodern world.

It portrays religious commitment as far more than accepting doctrines--it is viewed as a kind of life, not just as an embrace of tenets. Faith is.

in experience (p. 22). Religious experience is described as a possible source of rational religious belief (pp. ), and Audi compares responsiveness to religious experience with responsiveness to aesthetic experience (p.

42, p. ) (a comparison worth thinking about, although a. Rationality and religious experience: the continuing relevance of the world's spiritual traditions. [Henry Rosemont] -- Rosemont argues that while Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are more interested in cosmology, Eastern religions focus more on instruction for those living in.

The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by Harvard University psychologist and philosopher William comprises his edited Gifford Lectures on natural theology, which were delivered at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland between and The lectures concerned the psychological study of individual private religious experiences and mysticism, and Author: William James.

Fear of the Shadow, the daemon, is the beginning of subjective religious experience according to Rudolf Otto in The Idea of the Holy. Our utterly deferential fright is encapsulated in that hoary Old Testament expression, the Wrath of Yahweh.

(18) Otto calls it the numinous experience, when our blood runs cold and our flesh creeps/5. Books shelved as rationality: Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality by Eliezer Yudkowsky, Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman, Rationality.

This book shows how religious commitment can be rational and describes the place of faith in the postmodern world. It portrays religious commitment as far more than accepting doctrines-it is. This book is a critical discussion of mystical experiences: how they happen, what they are like, what they mean, and their effects on people who experience them.

Each chapter focuses on a particular philosopher, scientist, psychologist or guru who has experience /5.This important new volume brings together Jürgen Habermas's key writings on religion and religious belief. In these essays, Habermas explores the relations between Christian and Jewish thought, on one hand, and the Western philosophical tradition on the other.

He often approaches these issues through critical encounters with the work of others, including Walter Benjamin, Martin Heidegger.Part One presents an account of rationality as a status attainable by mature religious people—even those with a strongly scientific habit of mind.

Part Two describes what it means to have faith, how faith is connected with attitudes, emotions, and conduct, and how religious experience may support it.